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Mar 22, 2013 12:00pm PDT
amount of value that was lat ent in that data so companies like google were forced to react to this onrush of data by building software which could capture store and analyze that data. and we're seeing so the tool and techniques that google invented took awhile to find their way into the open source domain via companies like yahoo! and facebook and to be made robust and usable by nonconsumer web properties so companies like cloudera are taking the innovations that google made in reaction to that vast onrush of data which then yahoo! and facebook and others contributed to the open source creation of, and now cloudera is making it robust and usable for a wider range of enterprises. so we are now finally getting to the point where hospitals and governments and other organizations can take advantage of the insights created by google, 10 to 15 years ago. >> rose: but your particular interest is science, and how to accelerate science. >> correct. yeah, that's exactly right. i think i've got a finity amount of time i can spend on this planet. and science is generated the most interesting t
Mar 18, 2013 12:00pm PDT
think people have to think about this. android is an operating system which is owned by google and used by samsung and many others is the dominant mobile phone operating system in the world but there hasn't been one android phone that had the sales and the clout and the profile of the iphone. now, samsung has made tremendous progress with this galaxy line of phones. they have other lines of smart phones by the way which is why they're the worldwide leader when you combine them all. they've made this galaxy name and the kind of style of the phone something that people finally begin to recognize one of these android phones in a big way and it rises above the pack. it's not quite, it's kind of a tipping point moment this year. they're not quite, as the stories say in the u.s., they do not outsell apple, it's the other way around. and even globally apple claims not that it's outsold all samsung phones but that it did outsell the previous galaxy. tappal sold almost 50 million iphones just in the last quarter. so this galaxy s4 with a lot of marketing because they're out spending apple on adv
Mar 21, 2013 3:00pm PDT
area. out in kansas city, last fall google began rolling out its own network to rival chattanooga's, part of a project to illustrate the benefits of high speed broadband. in 2010, julius genachowski, chairman of the federal communications commission, told jeffrey brown he agreed the u.s. must do more. >> we'll need to get those speeds up dramatically. we set a goal of 100 megabits to 100 million households by 2020. >> sreenivasan: one hundred, that's like 25-fold over what you're saying over where... >> a very significant increase over where we are now. it's ambitious. >> sreenivasan: yet questions about cost remain for such services, in chattanooga most don't pay the $350 for the one gigabyte of speed. instead opting for a 30-megabit per second connection, that's still nearly five times the national average. so, is chattanooga a model for the rest of the country when it comes to broadband? we explore that with sheldon grizzle, founder of the company lab, which works to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in chattanooga. and richard bennett, senior research fellow for the inform
Mar 26, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. at the rise of what are effectively super companies. google, yahoo!, apple. it seems like we're getting companies that totally dominate even this market. >> that is true. that is a snapshot. give them 5 years or 10 years. ago, companies that reached the top of the industry were very very safe. now, that is no longer the case. now, they are earning a lot of money. they are getting fired more often than ever . >> the power lies in disruption and interference, not management and consolidation. you have mentioned companies, countries. is this true of other institutions? >> look at the catholic church. look at the pope and his predecessor . the have competitors. the catholic church is losing market share in the global market for souls and for people that believe in the catholic church. in brazil come 90% of the country declared to be catholic. in 2010, only 65%. they are losing half a million catholics every year that is also happening in africa and in latin america. there are new powers that are competing and displacing the mega players. >> no more dc this then in the middle east. -
Mar 22, 2013 6:00pm PDT
will hear arguments on two gay rights cases. political editor christina bellantoni hosted a google hangout with religious leaders on different sides of the issues today. watch that on the rundown. plus, tonight's edition of "need to know" examines how the f.d.a. vets medical devices such as implants. find a link to "need to know" and much more on our website judy? >> woodruff: and that's the "newshour" for tonight. on monday, ray suarez reports on ireland, climbing back after the economic meltdown. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. "washington week" can be seen later this evening on most pbs stations. we'll see you online and again here monday evening. have a nice weekend. thank you and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and.
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